Greater Des Moines Supportive Housing Will Change the Landscape of Affordable Housing in Central Iowa

The former Valley West Inn site will be renovated into 144 efficiency apartments that are approximately 350sf with areas throughout the campus for supportive service programming, community spaces, green spaces, office spaces, and parking. The units will include a kitchen, bedroom area, living space, and full bathroom. Dependent on receiving adequate funding, the rehab process will begin in late 2022, with an estimated completion of 18 months.

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A new vision for affordable supportive housing

“Dream big, start small. But most of all, start.” – Simon Sinek In the Fall of 2021, Emily Osweiler, Carol Luth, and Sarah Wigen gathered together to map out a new vision for affordable supportive housing. We were ignited by the belief that we can and should do more to provide not only shelter, but…

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